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III. The following changes of troops will be made this evening:

The Sixty-first Regiment North Carolina Troops, from Sullivan's Island, to Battery Wagner, Morris Island.

The Thirty-second Regiment Georgia Volunteers, Colonel Harrison, from Morris Island to Fort Johnson.

Quartermaster's department will provide necessary transportation.

By command of Brigadier-General Ripley:

WM. F. NANCE,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

CHARLESTON, S. C.,

July 22, 1863 - 12 m.

General S. COOPER,

Adjutant and Inspector General, Richmond, Va.:

Enemy continues to be re-enforced. I have to guard three important lines of approach, James, Morris, and Sullivan's Islands. I require balance of Colquitt's brigade, and more troops as soon as practicable.

G. T. BEAUREGARD.

CHARLESTON, S. C.,

July 22, 1863 - 12 m.

Major General W. H. C. WHITING,

Wilmington, N. C.:

Enemy continues to be re-enforced. Cannot remainder of Colquitt's brigade be sent immediately?

G. T. BEAUREGARD.

HDQRS. DEPT. SOUTH CAROLINA, GEORGIA, AND FLORIDA,

Charleston, S. C., July 22, 1863.

H. C. GUERIN,

Major, Chf. of Subsistence, State of S. C., Charleston, S. C.:

MAJOR: It is the direction of the commanding general that rations for 10,000 men for two months shall be kept in the city or its immediate vicinity.

It is possible that there may be accessions to the number of troops at present here, and it is his wish that you shall take steps to procure such a further supply of provisions as may be necessary to meet the emergency.

Respectfully, your obedient servant,

THOMAS JORDAN,

Chief of Staff.

HDQRS. DEPT. SOUTH CAROLINA, GEORGIA, AND FLORIDA,

July 22, 1863.

Brigadier General R. S. RIPLEY,

Commanding First Military District, Charleston, S. C.:

GENERAL: I am informed by Commodore Ingraham that the 7-inch Brooke gun to be loaned to you is at the eastern railroad